Anthony Ainley bio

Birth Name: Anthony Aileny

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: August 20, 1932

Date Of Death: May 3, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Anthony Ainley was born on the 20th of August, 1932. He was best known for being a TV Actor. British television actor most well known for his role as the fourth Master on the long-running BBC science fiction series Doctor Who.

Anthony Ainley was born in England. He had an early role as Detective Sergeant Hunter in the second series of It’s Dark Outside and early film roles in Oh! What a Lovely War and The Land That Time Forgot. He was offered the part of the Master by John Nathan-Turner after Turner saw his performance in The Pallisers.

Anthony Ainley was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Anthony Ainley was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Anthony Aileny is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Anthony Ainley’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Anthony Ainley’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Anthony Ainley kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Anthony Ainley was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Anthony Aileny
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Anthony Ainley was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Anthony Ainley was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Anthony Ainley had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Anthony Ainley’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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